Eric Nygaard

1204 Whiskey Rd, Suite B
Aiken, SC 29803-4318
(803) 649-3456

Up & Atom Breakfasts

Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Presents:

Mr. Eric Nygaard
Nuclear Engineer
B&W's mPower Program

Topic: B&W Reactor Development Programs: mPower and MIPS

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Newberry Hall
117 Newberry St, Aiken SC
7:30 a.m.

The Babcock & Wilcox Company sponsors two major development programs to service future energy and medical needs. Eric will provide an update of recent progress and strategic direction.

The Generation mPower initiative is the first advanced, inherently safe, technology for Small Modular Reactors (SMR) to have an operational, design-specific test facility. B&W is working with its stakeholders to find the most efficient way to move the technology toward licensing and deployment in the mid-2020 timeframe.

The Medical Isotope Production System (MIPS) would build on the modular concept to provide new production capacity for molybdenum-99, the precursor of the medically important radioisotope technetium-99m. The United States does not currently have the capability to produce this critical isotope and production has been sporadic in the rest of the world. MIPS would use low-enriched uranium, a significant improvement over the highly enriched uranium that has been used traditionally for medical isotopes but is being phased out internationally.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Call or email RSVP:
1-800-299-CNTA or 803-649-3456

$15.00 per person or $120 for a table of 8.
We accept cash and checks at the door. Credit cards are
accepted for pre-payment through the CNTA office.

Click here for a list of previous Up-And-Atom Speakers


June 4th: Dwayne Wilson, SRNS
July 23rd: Ken Rueter, SRR and Interns

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